A University of Florida entomologist recently urged Floridians to protect themselves against biting mosquitoes because of unusually high levels of mosquito-borne virus transmission, particularly Eastern Equine Encephalitis or EEE and West Nile Virus, in sentinel chickens, horses and humans so far this summer.
Joining me today is said entomologist, Jonathan Day, PhD. Dr Day is an entomology professor with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
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